Y.C.Chung is professor of electrical engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), which he joined       in 1994. From 1987 to 1994, he was with the Lightwave Systems Research Department at AT&T Bell Laboratories. From 1985 to 1987,  
he was with Los Alamos National Laboratory under AWU-DOE Graduate Fellowship Program. His current activities include high-capacity WDM transmission system, all-optical WDM network, WDM monitoring techniques, WDM PON, and fiber-optic network for wireless communications, etc. He has published over 300 journal and conference papers in these areas and holds over 60 patents issued or pending.

Prof. Chung is an associate editor for the IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology and a guest editor for OSA Journal of Optical Networking. He has also served as an associate editor for Fiber and Integrated Optics and as conference chair and committee member
for numerous international conferences including OFC, IOOC, OECC, SPIE, and APOC, etc. In 2006, he served as a technical committee member or chair for OFC, OECC, IWSE, COIN, and APOC. Prof. Chung is a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA).

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